Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh
|Date:||Saturday, January 12, 2013|
|Time:||8:00am – 5:45pm|
|Location:||Chatham University – Shadyside Campus
|2013 Ready to Run Conference [PDF]|
**Ready to Run™ Registration Fees are fully refundable up to 48 hours before the program.
2013 Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh Photo Gallery
Ready to Run™ Pittsburgh will feature political communications specialist Chris Jahnke and "Fundraising For Success" with renowned political speaker and educator, Nancy Bocskor.
Nancy Bocskor, is the author of “Go Fish: How to Catch (and Keep) Contributors: A Practical Guide to Fundraising,” Nancy is a professor at George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management where she teaches both online and “live” fundraising courses.
Nancy served on the board of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale for seven years, where she chaired the school’s Curriculum Committee for five years. She is on the board for Running Start, an organization that encourages young women to run for office, and is a faculty member for Project 2012, a program hosted by the Center for American Women & Politics at Rutgers that recruits women 40 and over to run for public office.
Most recently, Nancy received the 2010 the Distinguish Alumni Award at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio for “her passion to affect change in national and international communities, training and consulting with the nation's and world's political leaders, and commitment to educate others, particularly women, around the world.”
Chris Jahnke has spent the past 20 years helping people from all walks of life stand and deliver before audiences large and small. A Washington, D.C. based speech coach Chris prepped First Lady Michelle Obama for her International Olympic Committee speech and Al Franken for his U.S. Senate debates.
A political communications specialist, Chris has coached more women elected officials and candidates than any other trainer. She was an advisor to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and every four years Chris is back stage at the Democratic National Convention helping dozens of party leaders, celebrities, and real people look good on TV.
Chris has worked with women CEO’s at companies as diverse as National Geographic Channel and NASCAR. She provides strategic message development to leading nonprofits including: The Annie E. Casey Foundation; Cornell University; Economic Policy Institute; Emily’s List; Greenpeace; International Rescue Committee; Open Society Institute; Union of Concerned Scientists; and United Nations Population Fund.
Released in September 2011, Chris’s first book The Well-Spoken Woman: How to Look and Sound Your Best is available online. For more info – www.wellspokenwoman.com.